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Vacheron Constantin Zodiac Chinese Year of the Rat 2020 Metiers d'Art watch.

For us here in America, the thought of a rat is mostly affiliated with big cities, garbage dumps and all things ugly. We conjour sayings like “you dirty rat” or movies like Ben with rats trained to kill.  However, in other cultures, the rat is a revered animal. In China, for instance, the rat is…

A Moment in Time: Abbas – a Man of 1,000 watches

The one thing I have learned through my many interviews with watch collectors around the world is that there is no set number of watches one looks to collect. It’s all about finding the right watches. But for Abbas, Middle East watch collector, there seems to be no limit. Thus far, he has collection that…

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Time Capsules: TAG Heuer Splits the Seconds Ever Further with the Mikrotimer Flying 1000

Just a few months ago, when we were in Geneva for the SIHH, ATimelyperspective met with TAG Heuer and reviewed the then-amazing Mikrograph (the first mechanical chronograph to achieve 1/100th accuracy). Recently, TAG Heuer unveiled the Mikrotimer Flying 1000, a new concept watch made entirely in house that is capable of accuracy to 1/1000th of a…

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ATimely Event: You are Invited to Audemars Piguet’s Newest Adventure

Please join Atimelyperspective this Saturday night at the newest adventure of Audemars Piguet in  New York City. On Saturday, May 7, beginning at 8 pm, the brand sponsors its first-ever evening of light and projection art at Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral (the country’s oldest cathedral) on Mulberry Street in New York City. As the official sponsor…

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Weekend Sojourn: IWC and Peter Lindbergh Bring Out the Stars

With more than 140 years of experience behind it, IWC Schaffhausen knows how to do things right. This top-of-the-line watch manufacture is all about excellence. That may be why so many celebrities flocked to Culver City Studios, CA, a couple of evenings ago to celebrate “A Night in Portofino” with the brand. In fact, IWC brought the…

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Time Capsules: News — Franck Muller Hits a Home Run with The Reggie Jackson Collection at Tourneau

Beginning Monday morning May 2nd, and throughout the month of May, New Yorkers are in for a treat:  the windows of Tourneau Time Machine on 57th Street will pay tribute to Yankees all-time great Reggie Jackson, and will showcase renderings of the new Franck Muller Reggie Jackson watch Collection – for which Tourneau is the…

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Time Capsules: Product — Hermes Stops Time with the Time Suspended Watch

One of the most original unveilings of BaselWorld 2011 is the Time Suspended watch  by Hermes — developed by well-known watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht.  A classic beauty at first glance, with a retrograde date indication in arc format across the lower portion of the dial, the watch is a true surpriser. Closer inspection reveals the timepiece’s true abilities –…

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Around the World: Ralph Lauren Auto Collection Unveils in Paris

Beginning April 28 and running through August 28, 2011, at  The Muse’e des Arts De’coratifs in Paris, France, is one of the most unusual  and distinctive exhibits that watch and car lovers won’t want to miss: “The Art of the Automobile: Masterpieces of the Ralph Lauren Collection.” Iconic American fashion designer, Ralph Lauren has assembled…

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Off the Cuff: Reviewing the Bell & Ross Vintage BR 123

There are watches for flying. Watches for diving. There are watches with race-car pedigree. But what’s your watch of choice when you’re riding – riding horses that is. That was the question I had as I set off for a week at a dude ranch in Tucson, Arizona.  For me, going to the White Stallion…

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